(1843 - 1909)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 57th New York Infantry
Age 18 years, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years and mustered in as Private, Company H, 57th New York Infantry on 17 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the finger in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged 28 October 1861 to enlist in the Regular Army. He enlisted on that date in Berlin, MD in Company H, First US Cavalry. He was discharged at the expiration of his term of service on 18 September 1864.
After the War
He was a member of the Burlington, NJ, City Council in 1895-96.
References & notes
05/17/1843 in NJ
11/06/1909; Burlington County, NJ; burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery and Mausoleum, Burlington, NJ
1 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 111 [AotW citation 16088]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Serial No. 26, pg. 1 [AotW citation 16569]
3 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 147, page image 267 [AotW citation 16570]